We love lasagna around here. It’s our go-to holiday meal and it was even the first thing I ever cooked for Mr. Meaty back when we were dating (yes, the “real” meat version just for him).
So, when I saw this fantastic-sounding Lasagna Soup recipe, I had to give it a shot. Tomato soup with creamy cheese and noodles? Yum!
I found this beautiful Lasagna Soup and converted it to veggie “beef” and made it into a CrockPot recipe. You can use homemade ground beef substitute or your favorite store-bought variety, like Quorn. I’m so glad it’s Slow Cooker season again! Hooray for easy CrockPot meals!
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 cups “ground beef”
2 onions, finely chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons oregano
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
6 cups vegetable broth
2 bay leaves
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh basil
8 ounces ricotta
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of pepper
2 cups shredded mozzarella
8 ounces fusilli pasta
Place all ingredients except pasta in the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 8 hours.
Add pasta and switch to HIGH, cook for 15 more minutes.
Incredibly simple to throw in the CrockPot and go. And, it is delicious!
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